CICC Attends the Second Belt and Road Summit in Hong Kong as Sponsor

The second Belt and Road Summit jointly organized by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) was held on September 11, 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. China International Capital Corporation Limited (CICC, 3908.HK), a leading Chinese investment bank, attended the Summit as a Sponsor.

Chief Executive of the HKSAR Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said in the opening session that the theme of this year’s Summit was “From Vision to Action”. She added that since the idea of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was proposed, more and more governments and enterprises had involved in the actual action. Senior government officials, representatives of international institutions, business leaders and industry experts from countries along and beyond the Belt and Road were present at this year’s Summit.

Mr. Bi Mingjian, Chief Executive Officer of CICC, delivered a speech at the Keynote Luncheon of the Summit. “The Belt and Road Initiative has gradually entered the phase of practical cooperation from a concept and framework since it was first put forward,” Mr. Bi said. “As an investment bank adhering to the vision of ‘Chinese Roots, International Reach’, CICC has devoted continuous attention to the needs of BRI countries in infrastructure, minerals and energy resources, industries and finance, etc., in which we are committed to playing an important role to facilitate the cross-border capital cooperation as a bridge. ”

As a strategic partner, CICC offered its support to the inaugural Belt and Road Summit held in May, 2016 in Hong Kong, which discussed the investment opportunities and cross-sector connectivity under the Belt and Road Initiative.

The Belt and Road Initiative was proposed by China to chart out new territories for international cooperation. Leveraging its profound knowledge in both domestic and overseas markets and rich experience in cross-border investment and financing as well as its outstanding professionalism, CICC is well-positioned to provide high-quality financial services for governments, institutions and enterprises etc. along the routes, promoting the concretion of the Initiative.